Aneurysmal bone cyst of talus

Case contributed by Dr Vinay Shah


Pain and swelling in left ankle joint. No history of trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male

Well defined cystic lesion in talus bone with fluid-fluid layering, which shows blooming on gradient  images.  Mild joint effusion is seen at tibio-talar joint and subtalar joints. 

Mild fluid signal is seen in the soft tissue on posterior aspect of left talus bone. 

Case Discussion

These findings represent benign bone cyst, wich is most likely to be an aneurysmal bone cyst.

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Case information

rID: 20161
Published: 5th Nov 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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